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Pricing. Technology. Are Innovation and Production at Odds? HBR posted a good article recently about Why Managers Don’t Really Want to Innovate. The article pointed out that most companies are not willing to devote time to innovation because innovative time steals from production time. Since innovation has been a topic of interest to associations and other member-based organizations, we’re wondering if you’ve had the same experience?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.25.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I’m not publishing Brain Food next Friday (10/2) because I’ll be hiking in southern Utah, so this edition includes all the events I know about in the next two weeks. The ASAE Communication Professionals Advisory Council requests your participation in a short, 11 question survey to help the community understand the challenges of planning virtual conference communications. No Events?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.26.18

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The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… The world wants you just as you are—you are enough. Their paper, Steal Like a Fundraiser: Innovations in Cause-Oriented Fundraising for Associations , shares the secrets to charity fundraising success: Building relationships with donors at all levels and how that relates to membership relationship building and management. Make Your Marketing Technology Resolutions for 2018.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.29.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Reboarding members. Virtual event ebook. Ellipsis Partners and Achurch Consulting have been burning the midnight oil on a virtual events ebook that’s definitely worth checking out. It covers virtual event strategy and technology, including a list of platforms for different purposes. PCMA partnered with e180 to host PCMA Braindate: Future Event Scenarios on Wednesday.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.6.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Starting to feel a little holiday stress? Sustainability and ‘flight shaming’ are topping many lists of event trends. Here are the educational events scheduled for next week. If you have any free webinars or events coming up, please send me the link. Presenters: Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.3.17

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The weekly list of free professional development events for the association community… I love the role of content curator, haven’t you noticed? Customization” has become a dirty word in association technology and for good reason. Ann McDermott at DelCor Technology Solutions discusses the many perils of customizing association software. Fostering a Culture of Innovation at Your Association. Technology isn’t the only success factor.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.30.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… The team at Velocity Partners has scrutinized the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and come up with seven requirements for Generally Dickish Practice Retirement (what GDPR really means) that you need to start working on right away. Now, the main event: free professional development events for the association community. Innovation and Events.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

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Before we get to the upcoming week’s webinars and learning events, here are a few of my favorite reads and some news from this week. DelCor published two good posts in the last week – one suggests the questions you should ask the references provided by technology vendors. Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Tue 2/14 at 12 p.m.* – Video Event Marketing that Drives Revenue. Behind the Scenes: Planning Convening Leaders.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

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Before we get to the upcoming week’s webinars and learning events, here are a few of my favorite reads and some news from this week. DelCor published two good posts in the last week – one suggests the questions you should ask the references provided by technology vendors. Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. – Video Event Marketing that Drives Revenue. Learn how to plan and execute a video marketing plan for your next event.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.16.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Did I talk to these people? If you plan to shop for a new learning management system (LMS) in the coming year, WBT Systems explains why you may want to work with an LMS consultant during the requirements, selection, and/or implementation process. Now for the main event: free professional development events for the association community. Own Post-Event Planning!

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

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Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Innovation today is moving at light speed and to deliver a world-class member experience your association needs to be able to leverage a strong platform to take you there. Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform. Host: Community IT Innovators.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

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Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Innovation today is moving at light speed and to deliver a world-class member experience your association needs to be able to leverage a strong platform to take you there. Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform. Host: Community IT Innovators.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.7.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… DelCor’s Tobin Conley, CAE, has some advice for association IT directors: it’s time to start thinking like a CIO. I was at this fun and enlightening event.) Off-topic: Check out my Grabbing the Gusto blog for posts about the recipes I’ve made recently or plan to make soon. Here are the educational events scheduled for next week plus a few extra. Digital for Events (part 3).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.11.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… DelCor consultant Mike Guerrieri explains how to build a strong business case for a new technology project. Just what the association community thought would happen: America’s fastest-growing technology conference is leaving the U.S. Now, the main event: free professional development events for the association community. GDPR: Is Your Event Ready?

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